All posts tagged "featured"

  • Shumaker named Interim Ephrata Police Chief

    Ephrata’s Borough Council on Monday focused on both a farewell and a welcome in the borough police department. Chief William Harvey, 63, who took the reins more than 10 years ago, has retired with his wife to...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Moment of joy

    Ephrata Homecoming Queen Carol Gerges shows her excitement while being crowned Friday night by last year’s winner, Biola Fatusin. Carol’s brother, Andrew, can be seen in the background of the ceremony that took place at halftime of...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Lloyd seeks PA Senate District 48 seat

    Former Ephrata resident David Lloyd has announced he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the open Pennsylvania Senate District 48 seat. The Senate seat opened when Republican Mike Folmer resigned last month. With solid Ephrata roots, Lloyd, now...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • New Nonna Rosa’s restaurant off to a great start in Akron

    The former home of Piero’s Pizza & Pasta in Akron has finally gained a new resident. On Sept. 30, Nonna Rosa’s Traditional Italian Kitchen officially opened at 363 S. Seventh St., offering customers a sit-down dining experience...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Who will wear the crown?

    One of these Ephrata High School seniors from the 2019 Homecoming Court will be crowned queen Friday night at halftime of the Mounts’ game against Columbia at War Memorial Field. They are (left to right) Reagan McCarty,...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Joining paws

    Lions, local dog group keep bingo tradition alive at the fair Since 2014 Leo’s Helping Paws has become well known for its battle against puppy mills and for financial aid it’s given to dog rescue groups. Now...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • What fun it was…

    Great weather, massive parade, few incidents make the 101st Ephrata Fair one of the best The 101st Ephrata Fair wrapped up Saturday evening after a second round of showers; the first came on Kiddies’ Day on Thursday...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Concession obsession

    In his second year, Latshaw oversees more than 70 fair vendors For Joel Latshaw, his role as concessions director at the Ephrata Fair isn’t all food, fun, and games. Well, to tell the truth, it kind of...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • An Ephrata Borough plow truck rumbles down Main Street after a storm on Feb . 12, 2014.
    Supervisors Mull New Snow Removal Ordinance

    Considering similar law used in West Cocalico Twp.   By Marylouise Sholly No snowflakes are in sight yet, but Ephrata Township is planning ahead, starting with a possible new snow removal ordinance. Randy Groome, road superintendent, suggested...

    • Posted September 30, 2019
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  • One Of a Kind

    Iconic Ephrata Police Chief ‘Bill’ Harvey announces retirement By Patrick Burns During his five-decades-long career, retiring Ephrata Police Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey has made thousands of decisions. Some were common sense, others split-second, and, of course, the...

    • Posted September 26, 2019
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